Ancient Models of Mind: Studies in Human and Divine Rationality

Ancient Models of Mind: Studies in Human and Divine Rationality

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Cambridge University Press, 2010-11-11
EAN 9780521113557, ISBN10: 0521113555

Hardcover, 260 pages, 22.8 x 22.6 x 15.2 cm

How does God think? How, ideally, does a human mind function? Must a gap remain between these two paradigms of rationality? Such questions exercised the greatest ancient philosophers, including those featured in this book: Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics and Plotinus. This volume encompasses a series of studies by leading scholars, revisiting key moments of ancient philosophy and highlighting the theme of human and divine rationality in both moral and cognitive psychology. It is a tribute to Professor A. A. Long, and reflects multiple themes of his own work.